BRIGHTON/BRIGHTON EAST At A Glance
Affluent Brighton/Brighton East has long been synonymous with all things fine and fancy. The homes are palatial and come complete with glittering oceanfront views, the streets wide and leafy, the shopping hubs suitably glamorous and the beaches iconic. This is where Melbourne’s wealthiest families enjoy the best that beautiful Bayside has to offer.
A touch of glitz and glamour by the ocean.
Balmy evenings or sunny weekends are best spent on the iconic Brighton Jetty with a fishing rod in hand.
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Stately homes, beachfront vistas and luxe boutiques – well-heeled Brighton/Brighton East is a firm favourite with Melbourne’s elite. A glittering example of how the other half live, this in-demand neighbourhood is as pretty as a picture. With its tree-lined streets and ocean views, you’d never guess the bright lights of the CBD and St Kilda were just around the corner.
Brighton/Brighton East residents tend to be very proud of their postcode. And no wonder. The neighbourhood comes complete with prestigious schools, countless chic cafés and restaurants, bountiful parks, yachting clubs and beaches – there’s really no need to venture further afield unless nightlife calls, in which case nearby St Kilda is the answer. From bustling Bay Street to glamorous Church Street, Brighton/Brighton East is a destination in itself.
A cherished local treasure, Dendy Street Beach, with its iconic (and astronomically expensive) bathing boxes has become synonymous with all things Melbourne. Likewise, Brighton Baths and its Icebergers – a plucky group of winter ocean swimmers – are renowned across the city. For the somewhat less daring, the area’s beaches are the perfect spot to while away a summer’s day. Offering the space and seaside lifestyle that Melbourne’s other high-end neighbourhoods are lacking, Brighton/Brighton East’s popularity shows no signs of dwindling.
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From Dendy Street Beach to Middle Brighton Pier, Brighton is all about the beaches.
The area’s numerous chic cafés are just the place to see and be seen, and come weekends you’ll find coffee-crazy locals catching up over lattes and papers, with well-coifed dogs and children in tow.